Paseo Musicians Earn District Success

Five Pirates Earn Garner State Invites


Kansas City, March 31, 2019: Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts had one of their best showings in recent memory during district-level solo and ensemble competition on Saturday, March 23 at Grain Valley High School.

Here are the final results for the Paseo Pirates:

Exemplary (go on to state)

  • Sebastian Solis, saxophone
  • Kale Washington, cello
  • Jaden Young, vocal
  • Nailah Green, vocal
  • Cameryn Jenkins, vocal


  • Hector Meza Molina, baritone
  • Philania Johnson, baritone
  • Phoenix Tapia, violin
  • Levi McKamey, viola
  • Chyazia Hughes, vocal
  • Kayla Civil, vocal
  • O’Shin Jones, vocal

The five Paseo performers who received an Exemplary rating qualify to go on to the State Solo/Ensemble Festival at the University of Missouri in Columbia at the end of April.